NeuStar Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Neustar (NYSE:NSR) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 2nd. NeuStar, Inc. provides the North American communications industry with clearinghouse services. The Company operates the authoritative directories that manage telephone area codes and numbers, and enable the routing of calls of competing communications service providers, or CSPs, in the United States and Canada.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Neustar Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.79 per share on revenues of $217.38 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 19.10.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.79 to a profit $0.81. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.34, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Neustar has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||488.84||480.38||520.87||620.46||831.39|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.06||1.34||1.40||2.16||2.30|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||174.18||199.58||206.46||211.17||214.17|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.2573||0.50||0.57||0.68||0.5561|
Neustar has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)